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    In this TED Talks video, presenter Alice Bows-Larkin presents statistics and consensus regarding climate change and the impact of greenhouse gases. Bows-Larkin presents that our actions, choices and behaviors are the reason greenhouse gasses are raising and there is a profound negative impact. We can choose to take climate change seriously and cut greenhouse gas emissions or ignore and choose to adapt in the future to the severity of issues that will arise from the ignorance. Likewise, we do not…

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    an introductory overview of the current state of climate science, using data on historical and future trends from recent scientific literature. It explores the methodologies of scientific research on climate change; the role of the atmosphere and greenhouse gases (specifically carbon dioxide) in climate change; the effects of climate change on the ocean (temperatures, sea levels, cryosphere, ocean acidification); and the consequences of climate change on extreme weather. Before delving into…

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    amount of toxic greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. To understand what climate change is, one must first understand what "climate" is. Simply put, climate is the average weather in a region. It involves patterns of precipitation, temperature, humidity, wind, and seasons ("What Is Climate Change?"). The simplest effects of climate change involve the abnormal variations…

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    atmosphere (Jian-Bin et al. 37). Global warming is real and is happening all over the earth 's surface despite varied opinions from conspiracies. It’s secondary to the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse gases include carbon dioxide (CO2), water vapor and methane gas among others (Shepherd 10). The primary gas that has contributed to the greenhouse effect and global warming is CO2, which often comes from human activities. However, a conspiracy has come to falsify that global warming is present.…

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    According to Burroughs tropical deforestation increased from 11.8 million per year in the 1970’s to 15.4 million in 1980s (pg. 98). Deforestation and forest degradation is a fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions. Forests have a vital role to play in the fight against global warming. Forests and it soil can help absorb and store carbon dioxide and harmful gasses, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and release oxygen (Schimel p.135), but if forests…

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    longer period of time. As it is, the longevity of climate is decreasing – slowly but alarmingly – due to the actions of man. Climate is related to the existence of the Greenhouse Effect. The Greenhouse Effect is known as “a general warming effect felt on Earth’s surface, produced by greenhouse gases” (EPA Glossary). These greenhouse gases include methane, ozone, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide (CO2). These gases work by “[allowing]…

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    one of the major greenhouse gases. That means that it has the ability to absorb heat and trap it. Since carbon monoxide is lighter than air, it sticks around in the atmosphere. If it is absorbing heat, it will eventually make the Earth warmer, causing a greenhouse effect. Although not a major contender compared to all the other greenhouse gases, its presence still makes a difference. “Carbon monoxide readily reacts with the hydroxyl radical (OH) forming a much stronger, greenhouse gas--carbon…

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    increased emission of greenhouse gasses by human processes. The most significant greenhouse gasses include carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor and nitrous oxide. In order to understand the effect greenhouse gasses have on the earth, one must comprehend how energy enters and exits the atmosphere. The sun constantly emits short wave radiation. This radiation can be dangerous to human health in large quantities, causing sunburn and skin cancers. Ozone (O3), another greenhouse gas, protects life on…

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    Humans and industrialization have a direct impact on global warming with the increased production of greenhouse gases. What is global warming? In short, it is the raise in temperature of Earth’s surface, caused by the gases carbon dioxide, methane, dinitrogen and chlorofluorocarbons. For contrast, oxygen and nitrogen are gases that will not trap heat and are therefore not greenhouse gases. These greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere. You see, the sun provides energy in the form of solar…

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    CO2 and other greenhouse gases in the Earths atmosphere. Using arguments from scientific, political and even that of multimedia perspectives to highlight relative opinions on the topic of global warming. Global Warming is assumed by leading experts in climate science to be caused by “Greenhouse Effect”. The Greenhouse effect is when particular gases such as water vapour (H20) a gas that acts as a feedback to the climate, it increases as the Earth warms. Nitrous Oxide(N2O) a gas that can be…

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